Housing & Residence Life



Assistant Residence Coordinator

Application process is currently open.

Job Description:

The Assistant Residence Coordinator position is a nine-month graduate assistantship position in a residence hall or area of 400-600 students. The Assistant Residence Coordinator assists the Residence Coordinator in the administration of the residence hall/area. Responsibilities include staff supervision, staff training and development, student group advising, counseling, and crisis management.

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In addition to submitting an application, candidates should email Brittany Philbert at philbertb@uncw.edu with their resume, letter of interest/cover letter and a list of 3 professional references. Time commitment will be 20 hours per week. However, hours may vary during heavy weeks of the year.

Specific Responsibilities:

Area Chapter Advising and Leadership Development

  • Serve as primary advisor for Area Chapter
  • Aid in the development of student leadership opportunities
  • Assist students in developing programs within the hall/area
  • Develop and implement training programs for student leaders
  • Assist in facilitating weekly Area Chapter meetings
  • Serve as a resource person for hall leaders
  • Support and assist in Residence Hall Association (RHA) recruitment and programming efforts

Desk Staff and RA Supervision

  • Recruit, select, train, and supervise student desk staff
  • Assist the Residence Coordinator with supervision, training, and selection of resident assistants
  • Provide feedback of desk and resident assistant staff
  • Assume administrative duties of the Residence Coordinator in his/her absence
  • Serve as liaison to the Night Security staff

Administrative Duties

  • Perform key audits and assist with loaner key process
  • Required to attend weekly meetings for area staff, Area Chapter, RHA general body, professional staff, and bi-weekly or weekly meetings with the Residence Coordinator and Assistant Director of Residence Life
  • Serve as Co-chair on departmental and division committees
  • Maintain office hours on a weekly basis to maintain hall visibility
  • Maintain day-to-day operation of front desk, included but not limited to: paperwork, keys, employee time sheets, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Counseling and Crisis Management

  • Respond to emergency building situations and inform appropriate personnel
  • Respond to crisis situations while assuming campus pager coverage responsibilities
  • Act as a first response counselor for students in crisis and with personal concerns
  • Serve as a resource and make appropriate referrals to other campus resources
  • Serve as part of a professional staff on-call duty rotation


  • Meal Plan
  • Free, shared fully-furnished apartment with utilities (AC, water, electricity, internet)
  • Stipend of $1,000/month (dispersed on the 15th of each month Sept-May)
  • Paid summer employment opportunities are available
  • On-campus parking pass
  • Tuition adjustment (Out of state rate will be adjusted to in state rate)
  • $1000/year in professional development funds

Questions or Comments:

If you have any questions or comments about the Assistant Residence Coordinator position or the application timeline, please contact Brittany Philbert, Associate Director of Residence Life at 910-962-3241 or philbertb@uncw.edu.

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